ZMDI “Best Company for Innovation and Sustainability Award”

Dresden, Germany — ZMD AG (ZMDI), a Dresden-based semiconductor company
that specializes in enabling energy-efficient solutions, today
announces that it is the proud recipient of the regional “Best Company
for Innovation and Sustainability Award” from the International
Alternative Investment Review (IAIR) magazine. The winner was selected
following a survey of over 56,000 participants and additional due
diligence by the IAIR editorial committee. The award ceremony was held
on the 4th of October this year at the London Stock Exchange Group in
Milan with the patronage of the European Commission and EXPO 2015
organizers and with special partnership of the Financial Times, Harvard
Business Review, South China Morning Post and other global financial

As a global supplier of analog and mixed-signal
solutions for automotive, industrial, medical, information technology
and consumer applications, ZMDI is greatly honored to have been given
this award. In addition well over 10 countries won awards in various
categories but ZMDI was the only company from Germany to be a recipient.
Thilo von Selchow, president and CEO of ZMDI, and other ZMDI management
and guests were present to accept the award at the ceremony. ZMDI joins
the company of prestigious present and past IAIR award recipients,
including Toyota, Panasonic, Sony, Samsung, Siemens, Ikea and Starbucks.

“ZMDI is expressly committed to innovation and development of
products that deliver a positive impact on our environment. We believe
that energy efficiency begins at the chip level. Our mission is to
create semiconductor solutions that enable our customers to develop
energy-efficient products thus reducing the need for fuel and therefore
reducing harmful emissions. The Innovation and Sustainability Award we
received at the IAIR gala serves as a wonderful affirmation of our
efforts, and we are extremely grateful for this honor. Over the last 50
years, our employees and their innovative ideas have enabled us to set
consistently new technological milestones in one of the world’s most
fascinating and dynamic sectors. We see our history simultaneously as an
obligation and an incentive to work on solutions for a more sustainable
environment with all our might in the future,” stated Thilo von
Selchow, president and CEO of ZMDI.